CDS: Group Urges Bauchi Gov To Fulfill N5.2m Promise To Corps Member For Maternity Project.
Segun Babatunde in Bauchi
A Group under the auspices of Bauchi Youth Democratic Assembly (BYDA) has urged Governor Bala Mohammmed of Bauchi State to fulfill promises of assistance to Corp Member for completion of Maternity at Sabon kaura Community as part of Community Development Service (CDS) in the state.
Mr David Daure, the Secretary of (BYDA) made the call in a statement made available to Journalists weekend in Bauchi.
He said the Corps member Mrs Ugochukwu Glory I, with NYSC number BA/19B/3811 has sought assistance from the Governor through the ministry of works and Transport to complete her CDS projects at Sabon kaura Community suburbs of Bauchi metropolis.
“The project is a construction of maternity for the Sabon kaura Community which has reached roofing stage with support of Ministry Works and Transport, and Habib engineering construction company,
“She sought for assistance from Governor Bala Mohammmed to complete the construction of the maternity which would earn her an award.
“The Governor in his magnanimity approved the sum of N5,290,377.50 for her to complete the construction of the maternity in Sabon Kaura Community,” he said.
According to Daure, the Governor approved the said amount by directing the ministry of finance to pay.
“The governor directed the state ministry of finance to release the sum of N5.290,377:50 to the ministry of works and Transport for onward transmission to the same corper under the supervision of the ministry by direct labour.
“We are therefore, appealing to the Governor to Wade in to the matter for the authorities concerned to release the money for her to complete the construction of the maternity which is very important to the community,” he said
The secretary of the group said, it is worrisome for government workers to refuse adhering to the Governor’s directive.
“Therefore ,we are calling on the good Governor of Bauchi State Bala Mohammmed to have a critical look of the issue and direct for the release of the money to enable the corper complete her project.,” Daure said
The group however call on the Governor of River state, Mr Nyesom Wike where the Corper, Mrs Uguchukwu Glory I, haled from to support her with maternity equipment of her project. END